Skip to main content

Reply to this post | See parent post | Go Back
View Post [edit]

Poster: Jacky Hughes Date: Oct 27, 2011 9:54am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That's just the way it is - some things never change (Non Dead)

Very interesting El Tell ...

I don't think I have ever encountered a control freak who was caring and over sensitive.
I can see how the caring / over sensitive bit would fit in with your self-confessed giving-a-shit quality. But where does the whining fit in ?
Do you whine whilst trying to impose your will over a group ?

Control freakery and caring / over sensitive together would definitely qualify you instantly as PM in this country.
Consider Tony Blair and David Cameron. Both utter control freaks with a thin veneer of fake caring and sensitivity. If you can do both of those for real, well you'd be in.

Gordon Brown; just a charmless control freak. See where that got him.

WT for PM, I say ;0)

Reply to this post
Reply [edit]

Poster: rdenirojb87 Date: Oct 27, 2011 9:58am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That's just the way it is - some things never change (Non Dead)

PM of Curmudgeonry maybe :P

Reply to this post
Reply [edit]

Poster: Jacky Hughes Date: Oct 27, 2011 10:03am
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That's just the way it is - some things never change (Non Dead)

Who Tell ?

No way, Rab maybe.

Reply to this post
Reply [edit]

Poster: William Tell Date: Oct 27, 2011 2:38pm
Forum: GratefulDead Subject: Re: That's just the way it is - some things never change (Non Dead)

It's in the "I gotta have my way" aspect...of course, since I am always mustering my most logical arguments to win the day, and never letting things drop without the last word, perhaps it doesn't fit the "whining" defn.

Folks at times have observed something along the lines of "there's Tell again...whining about we all have to be nice to each other--grow up, Tell!" (when I took the PM role here seriously--I would've been chiming in with advice to EVERYONE participating in ANY bash and forth exchange of insults as what happened in this thread; now I largely ignore it).

That might not be whining so much as excessive "coercion" to fall in line (my line of course)?